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Surreali: Is it Real or Surreal?

Surreali: Is it Real or Surreal?

Surrealism was a cultural movement that began in the early 1920s and is best known for its art and writings. The surrealist’s aim was to “resolve the previously contradictory conditions of dream and reality.” To that end, artists painted what many considered to bt “unnerving, illogical scenes” with photographic precision, created strange creatures from everyday objects and developed painting techniques that allowed the unconscious to express itself.

Having Printer Problems?

Having Printer Problems?

Kevin Elliott is one of those rare individuals who has both a grasp of the photographic process as well as the technology of digital imaging, especially in the area that at once seems easy but is difficult to implement—getting correct color out of your ink-jet printer. I sat down with Kevin and we talked about issues facing the photographer who wants to produce the best possible results and here (and in Part 2 next Saturday) are some of the most common problems he has encountered.

Do I Have an Analog Future?

Do I Have an Analog Future?

Earlier this month I wrote a post called My Current Thoughts on Switching Camera Systems. In it I said, “For a long time, I was thinking about getting a full-frame mirrorless camera, like the Panasonic Lumix S5. But now I’m thinking… I already own a full-frame DSLR, so what’s that going to get me? Then it hit me. Instead of 24×36, I should go medium format. The best deal around seems to be purchasing a used Fuji GFX50 R or maybe S body…”

Q&A: Questions from Readers, Answers by Me

Q&A: Questions from Readers, Answers by Me

I love to hear from readers of this blog, which is why there’s a Contact page that lets you send a email directly to me. And many of you have taken advantage of that and have received a personal reply from me. It’s been a while since I’ve had a Q&A column and I keep getting questions form readers and always answer them directly, but there are some questions that happen often enough so that I have to publish these Q&A posts, like today’s…

Capturing Infrared Photography in HDR

Capturing Infrared Photography in HDR

Today's Post by Joe Farace I’ve been interested in infrared photography for more than forty years and have really embraced the concept of digital infrared photography as being both practical and fun. And perhaps that's why the motto of my blog is to Have Fun with Your...